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1939

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1949

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1963

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Print, Proof for an Advertisement, Emerson, ca. 1944

This is a Print. It was designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer and made for (as the client) Emerson Radio and Phonograph Corp.. It is dated ca. 1944 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward McKnight Kauffer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer.

Its dimensions are

39.5 × 28.5 cm (15 9/16 × 11 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower right: [logo] EMERSON RADIO AND PHONOGRAPH CORPORATION / NEW YORK 11, N. Y. / “WORLD’S LARGEST MAKERS OF HOME RADIOS”

Cite this object as

Print, Proof for an Advertisement, Emerson, ca. 1944; Designed by Edward McKnight Kauffer (American, active England, 1890–1954); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 39.5 × 28.5 cm (15 9/16 × 11 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer; 1963-39-738

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